Captain Marc Forrester

Captain Marc Forrester

Citizenship: Australian / British


  • Certificate of Competency Class 1 Master Mariner BTEC Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science
  • STCW 95 U.K. Class 1 Certificate of Competency Issued January 2002
  • Australian Certificate of Recognition for class 1 unlimited License
  • Commonwealth Licensed Compass Adjuster
  • Registered Department of Agriculture Biosecurity Export Grain Ship Surveyor
  • ISPS Port / Port Facility Security Officer

Seagoing Experience:

  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary Vessels – Tankers, Stores, Passenger, Freight, Landing Ship Logistics
  • Ro/Ro Ferries, Seismic Survey Vessels and Car Carriers
  • River Pilot for 10 Years on River Humber, a 55 mile Tidal River with both Dock and River Wharves

Other Relevant Experience:

  • Safety Representative for Humber Pilots Limited for 3 Years
  • Marine Health, Safety, Environment Advisor Trained in ISM Auditing – ISO Auditor 9001:2000 (Certified)

Surveying Experience:

  • 14 years with this Company
  • Oil Major Quantity Surveyor
  • ISO 9001:2000 Audits –  ISM Internal audits for shipping companies
  • Formulating Safety Management Systems for an Australian Port Corporation
  • Assistance in updating Safety Management System for Australian Shipping Companies
  • Investigations for P & I Clubs, including: Ship Incidents, Engine Room Fires, Cargo Damage, Wharf and Port Infrastructure Damage, Bulk Liquid Contaminations
  • Stowage and Securing of Specialised Cargoes.
  • Technical Advisor and Contractor to The Port of Brisbane
  • Pre-Towage Surveys
  • Lloyds Fobas / GMT Bunker Surveyor
  • Port Security Provider, Security Officer (PSPSO) for Australian Harbour Bunker Company